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Mall Shooting

Mall Gunman's Disturbing Writings Revealed

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.29.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland police say the man who killed two people and then shot himself inside a shopping mall wrote about killing people in his j...

New Details In Deadly Mall Shooting

Posted 01.28.2014 | Crime

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press Maryland police say they've determined that a man who killed two people at a shopping mall and then shot himself "fre...

Mall Gunman Had No Criminal History, Police Say

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 01.26.2014 | Crime

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — The gunman who killed two people at a Maryland mall was a teenage skateboarding enthusiast who had no criminal record before he...

Police Identify Gunman In Mall Shooting

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) -- Police have identified the gunman in the Maryland mall shooting as a 19 year old from suburban Washington. Howard County Poli...

'It's Totally, Totally Senseless'

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — The mall in suburban Baltimore was humming with weekend shoppers when, suddenly, shotgun blasts rang out on the upper level. P...

Police Disable Devices In Maryland Gunman's Bag

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

COLUMBIA, Maryland (AP) — A man carrying a shotgun opened fire at a busy shopping mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday, killing two employees of a...

5 People Injured In Mall Shooting Released

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — A Maryland hospital says five people injured in a mall shooting and its aftermath have been treated and released. The shooti...

Police Identify Victims In Maryland Mall Shooting

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Police have identified the two retail employees killed in a shooting at a Maryland mall. The Howard County Police said late ...

3 Dead In Shooting At Suburban Mall

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — A Maryland hospital says five people injured in a mall shooting and its aftermath have been treated and released. The shooting...

Man Killed In Mall Carjacking, Suspects Sought

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two suspects wanted in the deadly shooting of a man who had just finished holiday shopping wi...

Second Amendment: Redux

Mona R. Washington | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Mona R. Washington

Cast American One Concerned, gun weary, shell shocked, patriotic-centrist, and parent American Two Concerned, gun weary, shell shocked, pa...

Suspected Mall Gunman Found Dead

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

The man suspected of opening fire in a New Jersey mall on Monday night has been found dead, CNN reported. According to The Star-Ledger, the body wa...

Police Search For Gunman After Shots Fired At N.J. Mall

Posted 11.05.2013 | Crime

UPDATE: Richard Shoop, the suspected mall gunman, was found dead early Tuesday. A lone gunman opened fire at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in ...

Obama Calls Attack A 'Terrible Outrage'

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama says the United States stands with Kenya against the "terrible outrage" of a shopping mall terrorist attack. ...

Gunmen Throw Grenades, Open Fire On Mall

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and TOM ODULA | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Terrified shoppers huddled in back hallways and prayed they would not be found by the Islamic extremist gunmen lobbing grenades...

Alleged Mall Shooter Foreshadowed Plan Online: Report

Posted 04.13.2013 | Crime

A student accused of shooting and wounding two women at a mall reportedly foreshadowed his intentions in an online message board, though police have n...

Mall Shooting Suspect's Identity Revealed

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — An 18-year-old college student was charged Friday with shooting and wounding two women at a mall branch of a southwest Vir...

Mall Shooting Sends Two To Hospital

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. -- A man shot two women at a mall branch of a community college in Virginia Friday before he was subdued by police, a city officia...

More Gun Deaths: A Nation Mourns, and Then?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Crime
Charles Karel Bouley

Today, the sad fact is that all we can do is grieve. Lawmakers can't agree on how to keep the nation's finances moving, let alone how to solve the gun crisis.

David Lohr

Friend Speculates That Suspected Mall Shooter Wanted 'Suicide By Cop' (EXCLUSIVE)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.13.2012 | Crime

Jacob Roberts, who police said is responsible for a fatal shooting spree at an Oregon mall, may have been set off by a recent break-up with a girlfrie...

David Lohr

Clackamas Town Center Shooter Identified

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.12.2012 | Crime

Police have identified Jacob Tyler Roberts as the gunman who fatally shot two people at a crowded Oregon mall Tuesday before killing himself minutes l...

David Lohr

Mall Shooting Witness Describes Chaotic Scene

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.12.2012 | Crime

The shooting Tuesday at the Clackamas Town Center in Oregon was over almost as quickly as it began. The horror of the shooting, however, won't go away...

BREAKING: Mall Shooting In Portland

AP | By STEVEN DUBOIS and JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 02.10.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A masked gunman wearing camouflage opened fire Tuesday in a busy Portland mall, leaving the gunman and two others dead and forcing t...

Shots Fired At Texas Mall, Killing One

AP | Posted 10.19.2012 | Crime

ODESSA, Texas — Authorities say a 24-year-old man has been arrested after a shooting in a Texas mall parking lot left one person dead and two in...

Alice Hines

Aurora Mall Had A Troubled History Of Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business

Until last week, the Town Center at Aurora seemed like a typical mall. But the 37-year-old shopping center had problems even before July 20, when a...